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Founders Double Trouble - Founders Brewing Company

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5,471 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,471
Reviews: 1,570
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 349
Gots: 636 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
86 IBUs and 9.4% ABV

(Beer added by: CortexBomb on 12-06-2006)
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

peetza1210, Aug 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

astebelton, Aug 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

pualie84, Aug 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

douginromeo, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of MikeWard
4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

poured from 12oz bottle into standard pint glass. Bottled date of 5/25/13, so 3 months old.

Poured a nice yellow with some orange hints, very faint haze. White foamy head of about 1/2 inch retained for a while before becoming a collar with a faint cover. Lacing was light but stuck. This beer looks almost harmless when sitting there. "Come on, drink me"

Nice hops smell, with just a hint of the alcohol behind it.

Taste is just great, a medium hop assault on the roof of the mouth and sides of the tongue.

The finish is clean, with a slow and not overpowering alcohol burn taking over from the hops bitterness. Mouth is somewhere betweeen light and medium, a bit surprising for such a high alcohol DIPA. About 2/3rds of the way through the beer, the burn became more prevulent than the biting hops. Very soothing and satisfying.

Overall, a very good DIPA from a very good brewer.

MikeWard, Aug 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.2%

Kaveman, Aug 25, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -40.8%

Linda081, Aug 25, 2013
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Pbhockey04, Aug 25, 2013
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scxcrunner, Aug 25, 2013
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zdeck37, Aug 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

RinZo, Aug 24, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a great big ipa, just how we like em. pours a dead sexy radiant honey color with a puffy white head, lasting, and maybe two inches tall. its got just the slightest haze to it, with mellow rising bubbles backlit by a setting Adirondack sun. ahhh. the nose is real hoppy, oily and dank, definitely in the west coast mold. some citrus notes, but also some more traditional bittering stuff, and some high alpha varietals too. medium pale and crystal malt middle, enough body and back bone, but gentle enough to lets the hops do the talking, or should I say screaming. this is an aggressive brew, bold and bitter, crisply refreshing for its size, but still sticky in the mouth, sappy, huge. alcohol is obvious but not unpleasant, just a reminder of the power of this beer, and that I probably shouldn't have more than a pint. great carbonation, this drinks pretty easy for what it is. founders has gotten the hops dialed lately, and this beer is a real testament to that, just a real well done example of the style.

StonedTrippin, Aug 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

waston, Aug 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

mjstacker, Aug 24, 2013
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4.39/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 5/25/13

A - Pours a golden pale color with a small white head. Nice head and lacing.

S - Green dank hops, grapefruit peel, pine sap, sweet ripened apricots, rich malts, almost get an eggy mineral aroma.

T - Bittering hops surround a sweet fruity center, ruby red grapefruit, lemon, and stone fruit. Then heavy amounts of pine bleed in with a bitter green bite. The pale malts have a honey sweetness and do their best to balance the bitter green hops. Finishes dry with a lemon herbal bitterness.

M - Medium weight but semi viscous at times. Low and slow carbonation. Dry finish.

Here is a dank, bitter, circle of hop flavor, kind of DIPA. This has the flavor and bitterness to match. Pale malts hold up so it's not a thin bitter mess like some IPA's I've had. This leans the toward green pine and grapefruit hops. Alcohol comes out a bit but works with the finish. This is the best Founders I've had to date.

StaveHooks, Aug 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

riktronics, Aug 22, 2013
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blklabel, Aug 22, 2013
Founders Double Trouble from Founders Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 5,471 ratings.